Kia Watkins,PsyD

Kia Watkins,PsyD

Telehealth Available
Professions: Psychologist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Psychologist - PSY-005494
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Cigna
  • Optum


7373 N Scottsdale Rd Suite s
Scottsdale, Arizona 85253

My Approach to Helping

Dr. Kia A. Watkins is a Psychologist in Arizona who has been practicing since 2021. She received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Adler University in Chicago, IL. Dr. Watkins has extensive clinical training working within a variety of settings including residential substance abuse programs, inpatient psychiatric facilities, outpatient clinics, college wellness centers, and elementary schools. She has worked with individuals across the lifespan providing individual, couples, and group therapy services. She is trained in conducting psychological assessments for adult learners.

Her clinical expertise includes issues related to diversity and multiculturalism, complex trauma, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), mood disorders such as depression and anxiety, grief and loss, gender and sexuality, spirituality, substance dependence, and stress management.

Dr. Watkins' approach emphasizes establishing a meaningful connection with each of her clients through profound empathy, acceptance, curiosity, and encouragement. When she is not working, Dr. Watkins enjoys spending time with friends and family, watching and playing basketball, playing chess, crocheting, and writing poetry.

More Info About My Practice

LifeStance Health provides evidence-based, medically driven treatment services for children, adolescents, and adults suffering from a variety of mental health issues, both in-person and through its digital health telemedicine offering. We are conveniently located in Scottsdale with additional offices located throughout Arizona.

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults

Industries & Communities Served

  • LGBTQ+

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Women's Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

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